Conservation of Ancient Monuments within the Rajagala Archaeological Reserve in the Ampara District of Eastern Sri Lanka, Phase 2

The reserve includes remains of several ancient buildings and monuments that once formed part of Grikumbhila, a large Buddhist monastery active from its foundation in the 2nd century BCE through the early 13th century.

This project continues work begun under a previous grant to conserve the site. [Photo credit: U.S. Department of State]

Project Details

Location: Ampara, Sri Lanka, Southern Asia, Asia Organiser(s): University of Sri Jayewardenepura Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $150,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2015 Project Status: Completed
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